What is Money Laundering?

What is Money Laundering?

A few months ago, Malaysia was rocked with the news of Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew being threatened with a charge under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 of Malaysia (“AMLATFA”). The news, taken together with our...
Issuing Ordinary Shares

Issuing Ordinary Shares

A fundamental business necessity – for both start-ups and long-established companies, big or small – is having an effective way to obtain adequate funding whenever needed for operations and growth. Aside from obtaining a loan from a financial institution or other...
True Fitness Closure: Lessons for HR

True Fitness Closure: Lessons for HR

HRM Asia Magazine spoke to Donovan Cheah about the controversial closure of True Fitness in Malaysia, and how it impacts employees. Many employees allege that they have not been paid their salary for several months, and were not given notice of the closure. Donovan...
E-Signing: What You Need to Know

E-Signing: What You Need to Know

With all the technology available to us in today’s globalised world, it is common for parties to transactions to not always be located in the same place. Among the business jetset, there may be a need to sign and send a contract to another geographic location within a...
9 Key Steps to Setting Up Business in Malaysia

9 Key Steps to Setting Up Business in Malaysia

Note: This article was written by Shawn Ho and was first published on Asia Law Network. Whether you are a local or a foreigner who has decided to set up a new business in or expand an existing business into Malaysia, here is a checklist of 9 key action steps that one...